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maybe along the south coast in the cape, where you may see the heaviest downpours, which could lead to over and inch or couple inches of rain. watch that. notice that the 90's are gone, 80's this weekend, more details as the eye-opener continues. >> now, on newscenter 5's eyeopener -- randy: breaking overnight, new information on a huge fire in brookline. the good news coming in from the scene. erika: an unexpected moment at the democratic national convention. hillary clinton's brief appearance as the president made the case for her leadership. randy: changes after the death of a boy who wandered away from summer camp. the fallout for community centers in boston. on the eye for this thursday morning. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter fives eyeopener. erika: also on the eye this morning, this woman is celebrating her 107th birthday. and she says there are some very
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her advice is ahead. good morning, i'm erika tarantal. emily is off. randy: and i'm randy price with cindy fitzgibbon. beautiful out there this morning cindy. cindy: the humidity is picking up. we have another humid day and then things are changing in a big way. not today, though -- you can see how beautiful the sky is just before sunrise with some of after 5:30. 70's on the cape but mainly in the 60's this morning although it 60 in the morning. once we hit the afternoon, clouds are going to build and look how quickly the temperatures,. but :00 a.m. it's around 90, wind stirring more to the south southwest, so that will allow temperatures to sneak up over 90
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the south coast. we have the sunshine this morning, clouds this afternoon associated with this front dropping southward and it will interact with some moisture tomorrow, potentially bringing us needed rainfall. we will time it out just ahead. let's see how we are looking. olessa: a live look outside with the check of is zakim bridge, traffic getting by without any problems. overnight construction but it will be gone. other construction clearing by the circle, no issues along the pike, some road work picking up northbound out to routes 9. trains and buses starting on schedule. randy: breaking overnight, we have new information and new video of a raging fire in brookline. flames just shooting out of the roof this home on winthrop road
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around midnight. no one was injured. it's not clear yet how the fire started. commitment 2016, president obama and the woman he says should replace him sharing the stage. and we are just hours away from a huge night for hillary clinton. like donald trump last week this will likely be the biggest speech of her political career. erika: the eyeopener's antoinette antonio is leading our convention coverage. she's here now with a preview. antoinette: some of her party's biggest stars have made her case. but tonight it all comes down to the candidate herself. hillary clinton will take the stage and make her pitch. last night her former rival for the oval office told delegates this election is about embracing the future. >> that is what hillary clinton understands. this fighter, this states woman, this mother and grandmother,
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is fighting for. antoinette: before clinton joined him on stage, president obama painted his former secretary of state as a respected world leader. he said her name 26 times during his approximately 40 minute speech. the blistering attacks on her opponent were left to clinton's running mate tim kaine. >> our nation, it is just too great to put it in the a slick talking, empty promising, self-promoting one-man wrecking crew. antoinette: ahead in our next half hour, three things hillary clinton needs to do tonight to really make her case. erika? erika: hillary clinton is also getting a boost from the man who thought about challenging her for that nomination. >> we all understand what it will mean for our daughters and
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office as president of the united states of america. it will change their lives. erika: vice president joe biden also taking aim at donald trump saying he is too dangerous to trust with the presidency. ed harding will be in the convention hall when hillary clinton speaks tonight. his reports continue this afternoon on newscenter 5 at 4:30 p.m. through newscenter 5 at 11:00 and tomorrow morning on the eyeopener. and look for special abc news coverage from the convention tonight beginning at 10:00 11:00. randy: the trump campaign, of course, not staying silent after a night of attacks. they released a statement saying in part, "their entire message could be summed up as, things are perfect, let's not change a single thing. so they resorted to the politics of fear, trying to convince americans not to vote for change." meanwhile, trump is doubling down on his calls for russia to find hillary clinton's missing state department emails.
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parties. the candidate himself hasn't backed down. but last night in ohio he tried to keep the focus on his opponent. >> hillary clinton is saying change. she's been doing this for 30 years, she's not going to change anything. she's totally controlled by the lobbyists and the special interests. folks, she's not going to change anything. randy: trump will campaign in iowa today. his running mate mike pence holds events in michigan. the gop campaign is facing incident at a pence rally in pennsylvania. the trump camp has repeatedly denied coverage to washington post reporters at campaign events after what they've called unfair coverage by the paper. yesterday, a reporter who tried to get into the rally as a member of the public was stopped patted down and told he couldn't bring any electronic devices into the venue because he works for the post. the pence campaign expressed embarrassment blaming an
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erika: right now one person is dead after an attempted rescue by firefighters in the merrimack river. firefighters tell newscenter 5 they pulled three people from the water after the trio jumped in from a bridge. the call came in around 8 last night. it's unclear why they jumped in the river which has extremely powerful currents. right now, changes ordered by city hall, after the death of this little boy at a south boston beach. the boy's body was found after he wandered away from his summer camp. the eye's todd kazakiewich is live at the community center where the director is now on todd: the city is now reviewing its protocol for all 36 community centers as we learn about new questions surrounding the boy's death. the center is closed a memorial left at the door for 7-year-old kyzr willis. the boy wandered away tuesday afternoon his body pulled from the water on carson beach hours later. mayor marty walsh visited the grieving family yesterday. they say the boy's brother heard kyzr scream in the changing
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>> you can imagine, all the little kids telling us different things. it was hard to sort out what happened but we tried our hardest. todd: the city says there's no security video in that area. relatives now want to know how camp staff responded when they discovered kyzr was missing. we'll keep you posted on the investigation. live in south boston, todd kazakiewich, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: right now a suspect is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation a day long standoff the man armed with an assault rifle, fired off a shot, forcing police to shut down a strip mall on route 28 in mashpee. police say the 41-year-old east falmouth man was armed with an ar-15 assault style weapon inside an electronics store. police say the man threatened officers and himself. >> at one point in the late
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used in ar-15 and over 1000 ammunition. randy: police negotiators convinced the suspect to surrender peacefully. no one was hurt. the incident is still under investigation and charges are still pending in the case. lawyers for the teenager convicted of murdering his danvers high school teacher are trying to prevent a second case from going to trial. 17-year-old philip chism was convicted in the 2013 murder of while awaiting that trial at a detention center in 2014, chism allegedly attacked a female employee in the bathroom. lawyers are meeting privately next month with prosecutors and a judge, to come up with an agreement before a trial. erika: a bill advances to make duck boat tours safer in boston after a deadly crash in april. allison warmuth was killed after she was hit by a duck boat while riding her moped. the state senate has now
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staff members on each tour. the bill adds new penalties for violations of safety requirements, including having blind-spot cameras and proximity sensors. boston duck tours has already started making changes. the teacher convicted in an infamous murder case is now suing her jailers. randy: how pamela smart says she was mistreated. and using the ez pass for more than tolls. the proposal that could streamline services for drivers. your heart healthy in the heat. three red flags that are easy to overlook. antoinette? antoinette: new information in overnight on a massive fire in brookline. flames started shooting out of the house on winthrop road at 11:00 last night. no one was hurt. right now there's no word on a cause. cindy? cindy: one more hot day around here but cooler temperatures and
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take a left look outside, the sun is not quite up, but it will be a warm start to the day as you are heading of the door. temperatures even on the cape
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randy: calm down. [laughter] they are fired up, those needham little leaguers and their fans are celebrating a great season that included a trip to sectionals. awesome job, guys. erika: we love that. showff just record it with your smartphone, then upload it to ulocal by using our wcvb news app. he wave is almost over. [laughter] cindy: many areas yesterday did top and 90, so today that sea breeze will kick in. but we have another hot day and then it will feel cool.
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, mainly clear skies over boston, 87. but for the month we are more than 2.5 degrees above average. certainly below average for rainfall with some lower 70's on the cape and the humidity is picking up a little bit, southwesterly points that is higher, the supreme -- the soupy air and as we get into the afternoon there will be some building clouds and a lot of sunshine. we are coolest along the south coast and elsewhere in the lower 90's and the merrimack valley in the lower 90's -- you get the
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-- notice one or two little showers they try to get going close to the new hampshire border. that is associated with a frontal boundary to the north. this is the leading edge of cooler air out ahead of it, bringing up the heat and humidity. there is some moisture that will lift in our direction and accommodation of the two may give us some much-needed rainfall by tomorrow. foth only had half an inch of rain and we usually have close to three. for the year, 6.5 inches -- we desperately need rainfall. look at these highs tomorrow -- only in the 70's. what a change with the clouds in the rain. i think the rain spills in as we get toward late morning and the afternoon, and look at these, targeting southeastern
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downpours could lead to localized flooding and it gets out through the evening. the potential is there for more rain. kind of the damp start, friday is looking like a wet day, saturday looks great, and there could be an afternoon shower. 70's and 80's, goodbye to the 90's. thank you. a quiet start on the roads. this is a check of the pike by allston brighton. nice and late start both ways. let's check out the rest of your trip. so far, no complaints heading into town. all the construction is gone, as is the project am the northbound side of the expressway. route to 3 looks good, no issues
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north of town also looking great out of chelmsford, 93 south all the way down to the leverett connector. trains and buses starting on schedule. randy: the man who tried to murder president reagan 35 years ago, is about to be set free. john hinckley has spent the past three decades confined to a mental hospital after being found not guilty by reason of insanity. a judge has now ordered hinckley released, saying the 61-year-old would-be assassin no longer shows signs of mentaln he must still take therapy and is barred from talking to the media. pamela smart, the former new hampshire school teacher serving a life sentence for plotting her husband's murder, is now suing her jailers. smart says she was wrongly put into solitary confinement. her lawsuit against new york state also says prison wardens called her names, including jason and buffy the vampire slayer. and she was allowed only three
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erika: your economy this thursday morning. you may soon be able to do a whole lot more with your ez pass. a local research groups suggests drivers could use the automatic toll paying device for other car related services such as parking, car washes and even drive-through fast food purchases. the pioneer group says the technology could may life easier for millions of commuters. profits are down at whole foods. the supermarket chain says while sales are up by 2%. revenue fell by 22% compared to the same period laea the declines come after the chain was accused of price-gouging in new york city last year and alleged safety violations at its food preparation facilities in everett. a bit of aviation history may be coming to an end. airplane maker boeing suggests that it may end production of 747. the company has been building the jumbo jetliners for more than 50 years. boeing is already planning to reduce production of the planes to just six per year after
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randy: asian markets are in the red this morning. on wall street stock futures are higher. investors are looking for the latest snapshot on jobless claims. all pregnant women in the us should now be screened for the zika virus whether or not they have traveled to areas where there's an outbreak. that's a big change coming from the centers for disease control. zika, which is widespread in parts of south america and the carribean, has been linked to a birth defect. the cdc is also recommending a more sophisticated blood test for the virus. there are now 450 pregnant women with zika in the united states. the hot weather can really take a toll on your heart. erika: especially if you, or someone you love, already has risk factors. a few things to keep in mind, pick the right shoes. your feet certainly sweat a lot but well-ventilated shoes or socks that repel perspiration can help. second, buddy up. you don't have to stop
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and watch for the symptoms. including ones you might not expect like if your skin is too cool and moist. randy: a 13-year-old makes a big catch in new jersey. erika: and life advice from one of the oldest women in the country, in eyepoppers. antoinette? antoinette: new at 5:30, a medical breakthrough saves a dog. the remedy making a difference, when surgery failed. a wild crash in abington. the big mistake police say one this streak across the sky. the explanation, from a harvard
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olessa: a pincindy: 76 degrees n southwesterly wind, lower 90's in town but 95 in brookline. more humid as well, with southwesterly wind keeping us in the 80's. if you are speaking the way to the 80's, go for it. low tide coming up around midday . look at the cooldown coming
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here toward the weekend. erika: the voice of the t is retiring. after more than 20 years, frank oglesby, is moving on. the mbta will celebrate oglesby's career with the transit agency tomorrow. antoinette: time for i have poppers. check this out -- that's a 200-pound shark reeled in by a 13-year-old boy in new jersey. his father initially thought the boy caught a stingray, but quickly realized it was a much bigger fish. after the family snapped some photos, they helped the shark back into the ocean. erika: i wouldn't push it in that direction.
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olessa: some sage advice from a wisconsin woman who is celebrating her 107th birthday. una bonkrude was born in 1909. just to give you a little perspective, women were not allowed to vote, life expectancy was only 47 years, and the average wage was 22 cents per hour. una taught piano lessons until she was 99-years-old and continued to play in her church until she was 105. i would take her advice. randy: high stakes at the democratic national convention tonight. what analysts say hillary clinton must do to sway voters. and extreme road rage in alaska. what a driver is accused of doing to a family of three, before speeding off.
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sky. the story behind the sight that had plenty of people looking up, on the eye. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter fives eye-opener. randy: 5:30, a few minutes before sunrise. good morning, i'm randy price. with cindy and olessa. a nice start to the last really hot day. cindy: this is the home stretch. it got started a week ago, and although we didn't officially hit 90 in boston, we will do it again today. we have some more heat, temperatures running in the low 70's right now. 76 in boston, mid-sixties on the north shore, south shore near
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lunchtime, and then the clouds build a little bit this afternoon sun officially at 5:33. notice how quickly we are up into the 80's, lunchtime temperatures around 90. we are going to sneak up into the lower 90's in boston, 95 in nashua, worcester 93 and the westerly wind will keep us in the 80's. to the north, i am watching a frontal boundary that will drop isolated showers by this evening. otherwise we are watching moisture to the south interact with the front tomorrow and bring us what looks like a decent flood of rain. more on the timeline and how much you expect, coming up. let's get you out to the roads. olessa: thank you. a check of the pike by allston brighton, so far traffic is issue free in both directions. this is the eastbound side coming to the bottom of the
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problems heading into boston. nice and light south, 24 good out of avon, no delays on route 3. only 15 minutes. north of town you are in great shape out of methuen to the leverett connector. erika: breaking details overnight in this raging fire in brookline. we've learned that nobody was hurt after flames tore through a building on winthrop road. you can see them shooting through the roof around 11:00 last night. randy: one person is dead after an attempted rescue by firefighters in the merrimack river. we're told three people jumped from a bridge around 8:00 last night. all of them were pulled out but one died. erika: right now a suspect is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation after a day-long stand off with police in mashpee. officers say at one point, the 41-year-old fired a shot from an assault rifle forcing police to shut down a strip mall on route 28.
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charged with operating under the influence before hitting a person in abington. police tell us duane seaquist struck that person on green street, before rolling over at the intersection of brockton ave. and mill street. both the driver and the victim have serious injuries. tonight, somerville's police union is planning to rally at city hall. they are protesting mayor joe curtatone's refusal to remove a black lives matter banner that has been handing on the city building. the mayor says it's possible to support minority residents and the police. and says city hall also features a banner supporting slain police officers in louisiana and texas. >> elect hillary clinton as the next president of the united states and show the world that we still believe in the promise of this great nation. erika: president obama making the case -- tonight, it is
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higher. the eyeopener's antoinette antonio is here to set the stage for the dnc finale. antoinette: it is certainly the biggest night of hillary clinton's political career. most analysts agree, tonight she must make her own case. that includes outlining the differences between herself and donald trump, winning over democrats who supported bernie sanders, and connecting with people who are not in that convention hall. last night, president obama set the stage making his case for his former secretary of state. >> in this election, i'm asking you to join me, and reject cynicism and reject fear, and embrace what is best in us, and elect hillary clinton as the next president of the united states. antoinette: clinton joined the president on stage after his speech the two former rivals sharing a hug. former first daughter chelsea clinton will introduce her mother tonight as the dnc wraps
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erika: donald trump responding to the convention speeches on twitter. the republican presidential nominee tweeting last night quote, our country does not feel 'great already' to the millions of wonderful people living in poverty, violence and despair. a new drug being linked to overdoses in several states. randy: the dangerous sedative more powerful than fentanyl. and a dog gets a second chance at life, thanks to a medical breakthrough. the adhesive, doing a better job than surgery. erika: and ahead in news to go, thieves steal nearly a dozen cars at once. and it's all caught on camera.
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olessa: welcome back. here's a check by the gas tank, northbound heading to the top of the screen. starting to see brake lights, but so far it is fairly quiet. we are watching one incident -- a car fire on 95 northbound in attleboro. details coming up. cindy: sure is. you can see the sun up over the horizon. we're headed over 90 today. this is it for the excessive heat -- look at the temperature dropped tomorrow, upper 70's to near 80. there will be rain at times throughout the day, and boy do we need it. it gets out of here on saturday, with a few more showers on sunday into monday. erika: doctors at boston's brigham and women's hospital who usually treat people are being
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it's a new type of medical glue and check out the very first patient. little papi had a mouth disease, which caused a painful opening to form in his mouth. three surgeries failed to fix it. his doctor at the mspca called brigham and women's for help. doctors there developed a glue that filled that hole. >> to bring him here and to get the treatment that he has gotten has been worth it, you know. it's been worth it. cells something on which they can grow, then it dissolves. papi's owner says the treatment worked so well, papi has the energy of a puppy again. randy: following breaking news in brookline. the huge flames breaking out overnight. and road rage caught on camera in alaska. how a driver nearly ran a family of three of the road. plus, a mysterious streak across the sky out west.
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randy: two years ago today, this was the scene in revere, a tornado touching down and causing widespread damage to homes and businesses.
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four minutes, traveled north. two miles, and so much distraction a lot of you have vivid memories of that morning. fortunately, this morning is much quieter. isn't that just gorgeous? the sun is up over the horizon. we've got another day in the 90's around here. it's going to be hotter than it was yesterday in have some coming in. not much today and tonight, but as we go through your friday morning into the afternoon, rain chances really ramp up and it should taper off tomorrow night and be out of here for your saturday. we're under a severe drought right now, especially near and north of the pike, rainfall deficits close to six and a half inches, more than eight in worcester.
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really produced downpours across the area tomorrow. on the other side of the front, there is cooler air. this is it in terms of the temperatures for hot stuff around here. 76 of boston right now; we are going to see a lot of sunshine dropping quickly into the lower 80's. temperatures around 90 at lunchtime, and in the lower 90's boston, hot as 96 in lawrence of the southwesterly wind that keeps us cooler on the cape. as the front drops one or two isolated showers may pop up to the new hampshire border. otherwise clouds are filling in overnight, and notice how it feels in late morning into the afternoon. a widespread area of rain, but there will be embedded downpours with localized flooding. it looks like southeastern massachusetts could get in on those and we could see more than an inch or two inches of rain. how are we looking? olessa: so far we are in pretty decent shape, a live look at somerville, the southbound side
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starting to build. one early morning car fire in attleboro, northbound by the 152. give yourself a couple extra minutes. once you get past that you are fine all the way to 128. 24 is issue-free, and the expressway is 20 braintree to boston. eastbound to 128, a 15 minute ride, and as you travel 93 south, looking good out of methuen to the leverett connector. making speech for presidential nominee hillary clinton. erika: at first and information of a raging fire in brookline. flames shot out of the home around 11:00 last night. firefighters were able to get those flames under control around midnight. no one was injured. it's not clear yet how the fire started. randy: now let's get the latest on convention coverage. antoinette antonio covering it
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tonight is hillary clinton's time to shine at the dnc giving the most important speech of her career. chelsea clinton will be introducing her mom in philadelphia tonight. you can bet hillary clinton will outline the clear differences between herself and donald trump. last night, president obama, saying she is the obvious choice. >> there has never been a man or a woman, not me, not bill, hillary clinton. internet co the president also painted his former secretary of state as a respected world leader. another goal for clinton, trying to win over bernie sanders supporters. erika? erika: ed harding will be in the convention hall when hillary clinton speaks tonight. his reports continue this afternoon on newscenter 5 at 4:30 p.m. through newscenter 5 at 11:00 and tomorrow morning on the eyeopener. and look for special abc news coverage from the convention tonight beginning at 10:00 followed by newscenter 5 at
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randy: the trump campaign of course not staying silent after a night of attacks. they released a statement saying in part, their entire message could be summed up as, things are perfect, let's not change a single thing. so they resorted to the politics of fear, trying to convince americans not to vote for change. boston is taking action, following the tragic drowning earlier this week of a boy who walked away from a city-run summer camp. protocol for all 36 community centers. the curley community center is closed as you can see, there's a memorial at the door for 7-year-old kyzr willis. the boy wandered away tuesday afternoon his body pulled from the water on carson beach hours later. the center's director is now on paid leave. relatives now want to know how -- the investigation continues. reporting live in south boston, todd kazakiewich, wcvb
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we are following breaking news. erika: let's get to sera congi on the scene. sera: we are on bulfinch street where there is an active crime scene. this is still very early on in the investigation, so the information is limited and some of it conflicting but we do know this is the scene of a shooting, several detectives still here working the scene. we know from policat suffering a head wound, and that victim is in serious condition and was taken to mass general. some of the neighbors here tell me that two people have been shot so it is still early on in the investigation around 3:45 this morning and they are still working the scene, trying to gather information. police say they don't have any suspects at this point; no arrests have been made. at least one person was shot
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injury, taken to mass general. some are saying two have been shot. as soon as we learn more, we will bring it to you. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: a driver is under arrest charged with operating under the influence before hitting a person in abington. police tell us duane seaquist struck that person on green street, before rolling over at the intersection of brockton avenue and mill street. both the driver and the victim have serious injuries. a gunman will undergo a psychiatric evaluation after barricadg the man, armed with an assault rifle, fired a shot that forced police to shut down a strip mall on route 28 in mashpee. police say the 41-year-old east falmouth man was inside an electronics store, and threatened officers and himself. he eventually surrendered. no one was hurt. emily: baltimore prosecutors dismiss all charges against the last 3 police officers accused in the death of freddie gray.
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four other officers were already cleared. there is a report pending from the federal justice department, which is investigating alleged abuse by baltimore police in other cases. randy: police are looking for this teenager wanted in connection with a murder in fall river. police believe 15-year-old jayden smith was one of two people who shot and killed a 29-year-old man on july 11. jerrod cohen was shot at his home on plain street. earlier this month, police erika: a judge in connecticut will hear arguments today surrounding the maker of the gun used in the massacre at sandy hook elementary school. the judge will determine whether documents from remington arms should be sealed from the public, as the company fights a lawsuit from the families of victims. they say displaying the documents would hurt business, and benefit competitors. loved ones of nine families say the company should not have sold such a dangerous weapon to a civilian.
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john hinckley spent the past 3 decades confined to a mental hospital after being found not guilty by reason of insanity. a judge has now ordered hinckley released, saying the 61-year-old no longer shows signs of mental illness. he must still undergo therapy and is barred from talking to the media. erika: a new threat in the fight against opioid abuse, officials say a drug used to sedate elephants is suspected in several overdoses in several states. weaker heroin. the drug is said to be 100 times as potent as the fentanyl. randy: car thieves once again target a dealership in cleveland, ohio stealing several cars from the lot. and this isn't the first time. surveillance shows 8 or 9 people breaking into the dealership, and stealing keys then cars. they've hit this one spot 5 times in recent weeks, and at least a dozen other dealerships in the area. police say the thieves know what
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erika: a frightening ride for a couple in alaska and their 2-year-old child. they were rammed three times by another driver who just kept following them. the couple started recording and called 911. they eventually pulled away and the car sped off hitting several other cars along the way. that driver is still on the loose. his presidential library. the library will be built in a park on the city's south side along lake michigan. it is also near the university of chicago where the president once taught constitutional law. president obama is expected to announce the selection next week. erika: lots of speculation about a mysterious streak across the sky out west. some guessed the glowing trail of light, spotted across california, utah and nevada, was a meteor or space junk, an astronomer from the harvard
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the la times that the streak was actually the re-entry of a chinese rocket that launched last month. the u.s. military is expected to release more information on the streak of light later today. randy: pope francis takes a fall in poland, he stumbled on his way to the altar before he was helped up and he was continuing on. he did not appear to be hurt. to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of christianity in that country. erika: the red sox are out west tonight after getting swept by the tigers. xander bogaerts and dustin pedroia hit solo homers for the sox yesterday. boston starter eduardo rodriguez allowed three runs and nine hits in just over five innings. the tigers win 4-3. the sox are opening an 11-game road trip tonight against the los angeles angels. randy: no winner for the powerball jackpot. last night's drawing failed to produce a lucky ticket.
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prize in u.s. history. the next drawing will be saturday night at 11:00. erika: may be worth throwing in a couple bucks. [laughter] cindy: you can't win if you don't play. we did not extend our heat wave yesterday. 87 at logan airport, we stand at day six of the heat wave, although we will see temperatures come up over 90 today. otherwise lots of 60's the lower 70's on the cape. you see how sticky it is down to the south? that humid air is lifting in with a south-southwesterly wind. lunchtime, the clouds build. look at the temperature; 92 in boston today, 93 in worcester, 96 in lawrence. we will keep you in the low to mid 80's on the south coast. as we go through the day, things
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look what's happening. there could be a couple showers developing. this is associated with a frontal boundary dropping and, the leading edge of cooler air. after today we are done with the heat, however this front could interact with moisture lifting in our direction, and this will show what looks to be a rainy day. the clouds fill in overnight, and by 5:00, showers approaching from connecticut. throughout the morning, notice hoe downpours that could lead to localized flooding. computer models are hitting that southeastern massachusetts may set up with the heaviest rain, where we could see rainfall totals of an inch to two inches. beneficial rain coming in on friday; look at the temperatures, upper 70's for highs. a wet start on the weekend, but saturday looks great. 70's on sunday, maybe a shower or thunderstorm in the
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after that. let's get you back out to the roads. olessa: so far we are in pretty good shape. a live look at the top of the expressway, heading into the o'neill tunnel. traffic is nice and quiet. one incident, a car fire in attleboro. northbound by 152, one lane is closed. beyond that, your fine into 128. 24 looksoo once you get there it's about 20 minutes on the expressway. pike eastbound, a 15 minute ride to 128. 93 south seeing a little bit of volume down into andover, and once you get past that, more of a delay down to spot pond and again building the volume down to the leverett connector. trains and buses running on schedule.
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